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People

Total Population 2,376
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,338
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.7%
Median Earnings25+ $49,012
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,359

Wealth

Median Family Income $90,729
% Above Poverty Level 99%
% Below Poverty Level 1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,125
Median House Value $271,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 0%
English 23.9%
Irish 14.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Plainfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Sullivan
Standard Zip Codes 03781
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.534
Longitude -72.356

Plainfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LEBANON MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Station HANOVER
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station MOUNT SUNAPEE
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Claremont 13,076 $53,432
Cornish 1,670 $84,688
Croydon 735 $80,208
Grantham 2,957 $95,179
Hanover 11,348 $134,612
Lebanon 13,535 $75,511

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Plainfield, New Hampshire
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